Five tips for successfully navigating digital transformation

Five tips for successfully navigating digital transformation
By Lindsay James | 27 February 2017

The Microsoft Business team has come up with five tips that will help CXOs stay ahead of the game

Enabling greater visibility at the University of British Columbia

Enabling greater visibility at the University of British Columbia
By Sean Dudley | 27 February 2017

Canadian university’s department of IT has turned to Veeam to help meet its backup and replication needs

Canadian university’s department of IT has turned to Veeam to help meet its backup and replication needs

The evolution of customer service in the telco industry

The evolution of customer service in the telco industry
By Guest | 27 February 2017

Running a successful telco or cable company against today’s backdrop of unprecedented change requires a customer-centric approach, says Microsoft’s Rainer Kellerhals

Microsoft’s Rainer Kellerhals says that today's telco companies need a customer-centric approach

E-commerce and multichannel to top the bill at IRX and EX this April

E-commerce and multichannel to top the bill at IRX and EX this April
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 February 2017

More than 5,000 industry players expected to discuss the latest retail trends

Efma Distribution Summit

Efma Distribution Summit
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 February 2017

26-28 April 2017; Hilton Wembley, London, UK

More than 300 attendees will discuss distribution assets and technology in financial services

45th Efma Congress: Banking Transformation

45th Efma Congress: Banking Transformation
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 February 2017

26-27 October 2017; Sheraton Parco de Medici, Rome, Italy

The must-attend event will be centered on banking transformation 

Azure Search launches for Microsoft's cloud customers in the UK

Azure Search launches for Microsoft's cloud customers in the UK
By Lindsay James | 24 February 2017

Azure Search can analyse the text typed into an app’s search box and recognises 56 different languages

How to effectively calculate quality management costs

How to effectively calculate quality management costs
By Guest | 24 February 2017

AX for Pharma enables pharmaceutical companies to understand and reduce the costs of total quality management procedures, says Massimo Crudeli

AX for Pharma's Massimo Crudeli explains how to reduce the costs of quality management

Connecting the global workforce at Uvex Group

Connecting the global workforce at Uvex Group
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 February 2017

Avanade has helped the safety equipment manufacturer migrate more than 2,000 employees to Microsoft Office 365

Avanade has helped the safety equipment manufacturer migrate to Microsoft Office 365

CeBIT 2017

CeBIT 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 February 2017

20-24 March 2017; Hannover, Germany

Hot topics will include AI, cloud, cybersecurity, drones, IoT, virtual reality and more

Stryker enhances operating room design with Microsoft HoloLens

Stryker enhances operating room design with Microsoft HoloLens
By Sean Dudley | 23 February 2017

New solution allows surgery staff to envisage room configurations using holograms and mixed reality

Meeting the needs of the modern worker

Meeting the needs of the modern worker
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 February 2017

We talk to Hewlett Packard Enterprise to find out how Windows 10 mobile apps are making employees more productive and efficient, wherever they are

HPE executives explain how Windows 10 mobile apps are making employees more productive

Smart manufacturing: bandwidth and security

Smart manufacturing: bandwidth and security
By Guest | 23 February 2017

In the first of a new series of four articles around the opportunity of Industry 4.0, Mike James from ATS Global looks at the need for more bandwidth and greater security

The first of a new series of articles from ATS Global's Mike James on the opportunity of Industry 4.0

US$1.2 trillion to be spent on digital transformation in 2017

US$1.2 trillion to be spent on digital transformation in 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 February 2017

IDC report forecasts that spending will reach US$2 trillion by 2020

Microsoft Edge works with NAAEE to develop digital storytelling platform

Microsoft Edge works with NAAEE to develop digital storytelling platform
By Sean Dudley | 22 February 2017

Organisation collaborate to help support environmental education and civic engagement

How insurers can take the cost out of IFRS 17

How insurers can take the cost out of IFRS 17
By Guest | 22 February 2017

IFRS 17 budgets do not have to be massive: insurers can take advantage of a smart data platform to ensure cost-efficient implementation. Daniel Trzesniak from Systemorph explains

Daniel Trzesniak from Systemorph explains why IFRS 17 budgets do not have to be massive

Supporting modern manufacturers with modern technology

Supporting modern manufacturers with modern technology
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 February 2017

Dimension Data’s Steve Blackwell and Raj Mistry explain how a secure and connected IT architecture helps data to flow efficiently across the manufacturing value chain

Dimension Data’s Steve Blackwell and Raj Mistry explain what's needed to enable an efficient value chain

Citi Tech for Integrity Challenge searches out public sector innovation

Citi Tech for Integrity Challenge searches out public sector innovation
By Rebecca Lambert | 21 February 2017

The global competition will source innovative technology that promotes public sector integrity

Microsoft launches Healthcare NExT initiative

Microsoft launches Healthcare NExT initiative
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 February 2017

New initiatives enable partners to use Microsoft's cloud, AI and research to transform healthcare

Flipkart and Microsoft partner to help deliver enhanced online shopping

Flipkart and Microsoft partner to help deliver enhanced online shopping
By Sean Dudley | 20 February 2017

India-based online marketplace to innovate with Azure, Cortana and Power BI

Providing healthcare via video in remote communities

Providing healthcare via video in remote communities
By Lindsay James | 20 February 2017

RingMD is using Microsoft cloud solutions to connect patients in India with doctors via video

The growing need for security intelligence

The growing need for security intelligence
By Guest | 20 February 2017

The findings of Kaspersky Lab’s recent Corporate IT Security Risks report not only put cybersecurity threats in a new perspective, they also reveal a serious problem and its possible solution. Mikhail Nagorny explains

Mikhail Nagorny outlines the findings of Kaspersky Lab’s recent report on cybersecurity threats

Optimising finance management at Ducks Unlimited Canada

Optimising finance management at Ducks Unlimited Canada
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 February 2017

Private non-profit charity Ducks Unlimited Canada is set to improve its finance management with Avanade and the new cloud-based Microsoft Dynamics ERP solution

Private non-profit charity Ducks Unlimited Canada is improving its finance management with Avanade

How to reap the rewards of data management

How to reap the rewards of data management
By Sean Dudley | 17 February 2017

Sean Dudley speaks with Profisee CEO Ian Ahern to find out how the company is differentiating itself in the master data management space

Ian Ahern explains how Profisee is differentiating itself in the master data management space

Smart laundry: How Berendsen UK is leveraging IoT

Smart laundry: How Berendsen UK is leveraging IoT
By Lindsay James | 17 February 2017

The company is using the Microsoft Internet of Things (IoT) Hub to improve its business processes

Bringing together digital and physical shopping experiences

Bringing together digital and physical shopping experiences
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 February 2017

Microsoft’s Pinar Salk explains how new unified commerce models are enabling retailers like The L’Oréal Group to succeed

Microsoft’s Pinar Salk explains how unified commerce is benefitting retailers like The L’Oréal Group

Tata Motors and Microsoft India join forces to enhance in-car efficiency

Tata Motors and Microsoft India join forces to enhance in-car efficiency
By Lindsay James | 16 February 2017

Tata Motors is using Microsoft’s connected vehicle technologies on the Azure intelligent cloud platform

eTail Europe 2017

eTail Europe 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 February 2017

20-22 June; Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London

eTail Europe is where European e-commerce innovators come to grow their businesses

Interop ITX

Interop ITX
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 February 2017

15-19 May; MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, US

The independent conference delivers full stack IT education for technology leaders

Companies losing billions from ineffective customer loyalty plans

Companies losing billions from ineffective customer loyalty plans
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 February 2017

Accenture identifies five ‘languages of loyalty’ that are driving customer relationships in the digital age

The secret to delivering smarter products, faster

The secret to delivering smarter products, faster
By Guest | 15 February 2017

Russell Brook from Siemens PLM Software says that 3D printing isn’t the only way to get consumer durables to market faster – integrated design is just as important

Russell Brook from Siemens PLM Software highlights the importance of integrated design

Using the cloud to help create a sustainable city

Using the cloud to help create a sustainable city
By Lindsay James | 15 February 2017

The City of Stirling in Australia has implemented the latest iteration of Microsoft’s Project Server 2016

TD Bank enhances security and operations with Office 365

TD Bank enhances security and operations with Office 365
By Sean Dudley | 14 February 2017

North American bank meets compliance requirements and prepares for future growth

How Siemens Drives is achieving greater clarity

How Siemens Drives is achieving greater clarity
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 February 2017

UK-based manufacturer Siemens Drives is using the SIMATIC IT Preactor suite to better anticipate demand and bring about a 20% reduction on inventory of finished goods

Siemens Drives is using the SIMATIC IT Preactor suite to better anticipate demand and improve efficiency

How to revolutionise retail with personalisation and advanced analytics

How to revolutionise retail with personalisation and advanced analytics
By Lindsay James | 13 February 2017

Retailers need to master every tool that offers them an edge in a hyper competitive marketplace


InsureTech partnerships could help insurers remain competitive, says PwC

InsureTech partnerships could help insurers remain competitive, says PwC
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 February 2017

Start-ups could help insurers improve processes, analyse data and reduce costs

State of Rhode Island to introduce statewide ePermitting service

State of Rhode Island to introduce statewide ePermitting service
By Sean Dudley | 10 February 2017

New platform from Viewpoint Government Solutions is powered by Microsoft Azure

Multiple benefits across multiple locations

Multiple benefits across multiple locations
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 February 2017

Alyssa Putzer explains how Metafile Information Systems’ paperless document management solutions are helping a restaurant franchisee to streamline invoicing processes across multiple establishments

Alyssa Putzer explains how Metafile is helping a restaurant franchisee to streamline processes 

Willis Towers Watson enhances its executive compensation data offering

Willis Towers Watson enhances its executive compensation data offering
By Lindsay James | 10 February 2017

Enhancements provide more robust data and added efficiency for global organisations

The software behind Land Rover BAR's quest to win the 35th America's Cup

The software behind Land Rover BAR's quest to win the 35th America's Cup
By Lindsay James | 10 February 2017

Siemens PLM Software has been helping Land Rover BAR to create the America’s Cup catamaran

Unilever’s new vision for omnichannel retail

Unilever’s new vision for omnichannel retail
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 February 2017

Avanade uses Microsoft technologies to help Unilever Brazil to bring its vision for the future of omnichannel retail to life

Avanade is using Microsoft technology to help Unilever Brazil stay ahead of the competition

MARS boosts collaboration and reduces costs with Windows 10

MARS boosts collaboration and reduces costs with Windows 10
By Sean Dudley | 09 February 2017

Workforce of global manufacturer embraces Skype for Business, Yammer and Office 365

Azure customers can now use Microsoft's UK data centres

Azure customers can now use Microsoft's UK data centres
By Lindsay James | 08 February 2017

Microsoft’s UK cloud centres give customers a reliable and secure way to protect important information


How to turn technical objectives into business value

How to turn technical objectives into business value
By Guest | 08 February 2017

Eric Melcher from Profisee says that, to truly sell the benefit of master data management technology to business leaders, business benefits must be highlighted

Eric Melcher from Profisee outlines the business benefits of master data management technology

MSC enhances global operations with Office 365

MSC enhances global operations with Office 365
By Sean Dudley | 07 February 2017

Cloud-based collaboration tools helping to unify workforce and streamline decision making.

Public sector must adopt technologies to attract technical talent

Public sector must adopt technologies to attract technical talent
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 February 2017

Accenture finds that AI and machine learning will help to improve job satisfaction and staff retention

Five questions executives should be asking their security teams

Five questions executives should be asking their security teams
By Lindsay James | 06 February 2017

A new e-book from Microsoft provides a cybersecurity checklist to help enterprises reduce risk  

Beyond the chatter: how to get the most from chatbots

Beyond the chatter: how to get the most from chatbots
By Rebecca Lambert | 06 February 2017

In an era of ‘app fatigue’, chatbots promise a more natural, human interface for us to engage with organisations. Intervate’s Craig Heckrath and Peter Reid share five simple steps to get the most from chatbots today

Intervate’s Craig Heckrath and Peter Reid share five simple steps to get the most from chatbots today

How artificial intelligence could impact the healthcare sector

How artificial intelligence could impact the healthcare sector
By Sean Dudley | 03 February 2017

Collating and analysing data can hold the key to better patient insight and risk identification

Around-the-clock availability keeps customers loyal

Around-the-clock availability keeps customers loyal
By Guest | 03 February 2017

Stefan Gass from Veeam says that, in this digital age, unexpected downtime can be hugely damaging to companies – both financially and with regards to their reputation

Stefan Gass from Veeam says that unexpected downtime can be hugely damaging to companies